Isaiah 51:8

“For the moth shall eat them up like a garment, and the worm shall eat them like wool: but my righteousness shall be for ever, and my salvation from generation to generation.”

King James Version (KJV)

Other Translations

For the moth shall eate them vp like a garment, and the worme shal eate them like wooll: but my righteousnes shalbe for euer; and my saluation from generation to generation.
- King James Version (1611) - View 1611 Bible Scan

"For the moth will eat them like a garment, And the grub will eat them like wool. But My righteousness will be forever, And My salvation to all generations."
- New American Standard Version (1995)

For the moth shall eat them up like a garment, and the worm shall eat them like wool; but my righteousness shall be for ever, and my salvation unto all generations.
- American Standard Version (1901)

For like a coat they will be food for the insect, the worm will make a meal of them like wool: but my righteousness will be for ever, and my salvation to all generations.
- Basic English Bible

For the moth shall eat them up like a garment, and the worm shall eat them like wool; but my righteousness shall be for ever, and my salvation from generation to generation.
- Darby Bible

For the moth shall eat them like a garment, and the worm shall eat them like wool: but my righteousness shall be for ever, and my salvation from generation to generation.
- Webster's Bible

For the moth shall eat them up like a garment, and the worm shall eat them like wool; but my righteousness shall be forever, and my salvation to all generations."
- World English Bible

For as a garment eat them doth a moth, And as wool eat them doth a worm, And My righteousness is to the age, And My salvation to all generations.
- Youngs Literal Bible

For the moth shall eat them up like a garment, and the worm shall eat them like wool; but My favour shall be for ever, and My salvation unto all generations.
- Jewish Publication Society Bible

Bible commentary

Wesley's Notes for Isaiah 51:8


51:8 Like wool - Like a woollen garment, which is sooner corrupted by moths or such creatures, than linen.


Discussion for Isaiah 51

  • Peter
    I like verse 6 because all things created have an ending but the WORD OF GOD stands forever and ever without ending.
  • HARY COLLINS
    If God be for us, who can be against us? If i have a God that did all those great things that was mentioned in this book of Isaiah chapter 51, why then should i be afraid of a mortal like me.
  • Linda
    Thank you sooooo much I need
    this understanding on this day just like it was a lpad off of my life my lord thank
    you jesus.
  • Glenn Samuels sr for verse 3
    What message does the Bible say about Isaiah 51:3
  • M
    Thank GOD thank GOD that we as GOD people do not have to be afraid of our enemy or the people that want to take advantage or say bad things to us because vengeance is mine says the LORD I will repay. Thank DOD for JESUS.
  • M
    Isaiah 51 is letting us as GOD children know that we do not need to be afraid of our enemy because GOD is in control,HE take very good care of us ,when the wicket even my foes come upon me to eat my flesh they will stumble and fall.GOD said it and I believe it.

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